Shifnal railway station

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Shifnal National Rail
Shifnal
Location
Place Shifnal
Local authority Shropshire Council
Grid reference SJ749076
Operations
Station code SFN
Managed by London Midland
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05 50,332
2005/06 Increase 58,795
2006/07 Increase 64,201
2007/08 Increase 80,233
2008/09 Increase 100,746
2009/10 Decrease 100,716
2010/11 Increase 104,222
2011/12 Increase 121,998
2012/13 Decrease 121,628
History
Key dates Opened 1849 (1849)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Shifnal from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Shifnal railway station is a station on the former Great Western Railway's London (Paddington) to Birkenhead via Birmingham (Snow Hill) line.

Trains are about hourly off-peak. Passenger numbers using the station have increased dramatically in the last 10 years.

The station is located on a viaduct/causeway high above the town itself. It is on the Shrewsbury to Wolverhampton Line. When Shifnal was controlled by semaphore signalling it boasted a three storey signal box.

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Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Cosford   Arriva Trains Wales
Birmingham - Chester
  Telford Central
Cosford   London Midland
Wolverhampton-Shrewsbury
Mondays-Saturdays only
  Telford Central

Coordinates: 52°39′58″N 2°22′19″W / 52.666°N 2.372°W / 52.666; -2.372